Introduction

This guide will help you replace the LCD screen on the Fujifilm X-M1.

We highly suggest you use a magnetic project mat or an organization tray. This camera has many different types of screws and keeping them organized is key to proper reassembly.

Turn the camera upside down to locate the battery compartment. Slide the button up to open the compartment.
  • Turn the camera upside down to locate the battery compartment.

  • Slide the button up to open the compartment.

  • Slide the orange button up to release the battery.

  • The battery is not shown in these photos.

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Twist the lens cap to remove it from the camera. Remove the six 6.5 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly. Use tweezers to remove the top metal ring and the thin metal ring below it .
  • Twist the lens cap to remove it from the camera.

  • Remove the six 6.5 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly.

  • Use tweezers to remove the top metal ring and the thin metal ring below it .

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Remove the four 4.3 mm Phillips screws inside the lens assembly.
  • Remove the four 4.3 mm Phillips screws inside the lens assembly.

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Remove the six 2.5 mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.
  • Remove the six 2.5 mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.

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Use tweezers or a finger nail to peel back the rubber cover on the left handgrip.
  • Use tweezers or a finger nail to peel back the rubber cover on the left handgrip.

  • Remove the 3.4 mm Phillips screw.

  • Remove the 3.7 mm screw.

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Use tweezers or a fingernail to peel back the rubber cover on the right handgrip.
  • Use tweezers or a fingernail to peel back the rubber cover on the right handgrip.

  • Remove the 3.2 mm Phillips screw.

  • Remove the 3.8 mm Phillips screw.

  • Remove the 2.8 mm Phillips screw.

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Use tweezers to slide the metal shield straight out of the external flash mount. Use tweezers to slide the metal shield straight out of the external flash mount.
  • Use tweezers to slide the metal shield straight out of the external flash mount.

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Remove the four 4.6 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount. Use tweezers or two fingers to remove the mount clip. Use tweezers or two fingers to remove the mount clip.
  • Remove the four 4.6 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount.

  • Use tweezers or two fingers to remove the mount clip.

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Extend the LCD.
  • Extend the LCD.

  • Remove the two black 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the back case.

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Use two fingers to peel back and remove the black plastic cover from behind the LCD. Use two fingers to peel back and remove the black plastic cover from behind the LCD.
  • Use two fingers to peel back and remove the black plastic cover from behind the LCD.

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Slowly pull the back frame away from the camera. Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the camera by a ribbon cable. Use tweezers to pull the white and blue ribbon cable out of the connector.
  • Slowly pull the back frame away from the camera.

  • Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the camera by a ribbon cable.

  • Use tweezers to pull the white and blue ribbon cable out of the connector.

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Slide the frame around the LCD to remove it from the camera.
  • Slide the frame around the LCD to remove it from the camera.

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Remove the two 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the right side of the metal frame.
  • Remove the two 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the right side of the metal frame.

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Use tweezers to unhook the speaker near the left handgrip. Use tweezers to unhook the speaker near the left handgrip.
  • Use tweezers to unhook the speaker near the left handgrip.

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Slowly lift the metal frame away from the motherboard. Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the motherboard by a large ribbon cable.
  • Slowly lift the metal frame away from the motherboard.

  • Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the motherboard by a large ribbon cable.

  • Use tweezers to remove the plastic covering the motherboard.

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To remove the ribbon cable, flip back the orange lock on the large ZIF connector with the flat end of a spudger. If the ribbon cable does not pop out on its own, use tweezers to pull it out of the connector. Remove the back case.
  • To remove the ribbon cable, flip back the orange lock on the large ZIF connector with the flat end of a spudger.

  • If the ribbon cable does not pop out on its own, use tweezers to pull it out of the connector.

  • Remove the back case.

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Remove the four 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the LCD hinges. Tilt the LCD away from the metal frame.
  • Remove the four 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the LCD hinges.

  • Tilt the LCD away from the metal frame.

  • Do not attempt to remove the LCD, as it is attached to the metal frame by a ribbon cable.

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Use two fingers to pull the ribbon through the hole in the metal frame. Remove the LCD from the metal frame.
  • Use two fingers to pull the ribbon through the hole in the metal frame.

  • Remove the LCD from the metal frame.

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Use the pointed end of a spudger to remove the ribbon cover on the back of the LCD. Use the pointed end of a spudger to remove the ribbon cover on the back of the LCD.
  • Use the pointed end of a spudger to remove the ribbon cover on the back of the LCD.

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Remove the two 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the right hand side of the LCD screen. Remove the two 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the left hand side of the LCD screen.
  • Remove the two 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the right hand side of the LCD screen.

  • Remove the two 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the left hand side of the LCD screen.

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Use a plastic opening tool to pry the LCD case open. Once the case is open, pull the ribbon through the hole on the back case. Once the case is open, pull the ribbon through the hole on the back case.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the LCD case open.

  • Once the case is open, pull the ribbon through the hole on the back case.

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Remove the LCD from the screen cover.
  • Remove the LCD from the screen cover.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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